The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 87 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 1.41% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 8
Average salary £50,000 £61,215 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.32% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £50,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 4 £53,250 -13.01%
Knutsford - 2 - - 3
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) TOGAF
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) XSLT
4 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (25.93%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (14.81%) Skype
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 4 (14.81%) Line Management
7 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (14.81%) Information Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) MCSE

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
2 2 (7.41%) CTI
2 2 (7.41%) H.323
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Local Government
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) XSLT
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) IVR
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) TOGAF
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Information Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Line Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) ABAP
4 1 (3.70%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) MCSA
1 4 (14.81%) MCSD
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Avaya
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Cognizant
2 2 (7.41%) Genesys
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenText
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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